How to Know It’s Time for an Electric Motor Replacement

Almost every industry, including manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, HVAC, and more, all depend on electric motors for their daily operations. The motors provide a means of efficiency to get final products and services completed faster, which leads to higher profits and satisfied stakeholders. So obviously electric motors are vital for many businesses, yet so many owners don’t know when they should replace their motors. Continue reading to learn how to know it’s time for an electric motor replacement.

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Why It’s Important to Recycle Metal

We all know that recycling at home is important for the environment, yet so many of us neglect that responsibility in our workplaces. Furthermore, industrial workplaces handle materials that we should always recycle. One of the most common materials is metal, so continue reading to learn why it’s important to recycle metal.

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The Different Types of Permanent Magnets

Since the 1950s, permanent magnets have proven to be an essential piece of equipment in most industries. Between their versatility and ease of use, many companies find themselves investing in permanent magnets to increase efficiency, without having to do much training, if any. However, companies must decide which type of permanent magnet they want, and most important, the material used to manufacture the magnet. Continue reading to learn the different types of permanent magnets, which one is right for you, and why your company needs a permanent magnet.

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Tips for Choosing the Right Copper Wire Granulator

There are several pieces of equipment a scrap yard needs to be successful, but there’s no question that a copper wire granulator is one of them. Copper wire is not only easy to work with, but it’s also a valuable piece of metal to scrap. But how do you know which granulator to get? Continue reading for some tips for choosing the right copper wire granulator.

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Considerations for Choosing a Crane Magnet

As an industrial worker or decision maker, you need the right equipment to work at your highest efficiency. Various pieces of heavy equipment help workers do their job to the best of their ability, and one of the most important machines is a crane. Whether you’re a scrapyard or working on a jobsite, crane magnets––or lifting magnets––are among the most useful attachments. Keep reading to learn some considerations for choosing a crane magnet.

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How to Maximize Scrap Metal Profits

Businesses and individuals alike often forget about all the metal they have that they’re not using, which they could scrap for extra money. Whether you’re a scrap metal business, or simply an individual looking to get the most for your metal, you deserve top dollar. Keep reading to learn how to maximize scrap metal profits.

Call the scrapyard beforehand

Though most scrapyards won’t turn away business, sometimes they have to if there’s an influx of people trying to sell their metal, so it’s a good idea to call before you load your vehicle up. You also should call beforehand to get the scrapyard’s prices over the phone. While the price of scrap metal is largely influenced by market and index prices, that doesn’t mean that each scrapyard is following that trend.

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The Difference Between AC and DC Motors

Many individuals confuse AC and DC motors because they’re similar in functionality; however, they get their power from different sources. When it comes to fixing your electric motors or purchasing replacements, you should know the difference between AC and DC motors. Keep reading to learn more.

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Magnet Inspection and Maintenance Guide

Whether you’ve worked your entire life in an industry that depends on magnets or your company just began using them, you should know how to inspect and maintain your magnets. If you fail to do so, you may waste money, energy, and efficiency. Industries have found exceptional value in magnets because they offer tools for workers to be more efficient.

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Considerations for Choosing a Magnetic Separator

Several industries have accepted magnetic separation as a method to reduce metal contamination in goods. Some of these industries include manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, food, and so on. If you work in any of these industries and don’t have a magnetic separation process, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading for some considerations for choosing a magnetic separator.

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What to Consider When Choosing an Electric Motor

Electric motors allow businesses to operate more smoothly by having more-efficient machines. The motors help machines of all different kinds operate at their best, and it’s critical that each machine has the appropriate motor. If a machine’s motor doesn’t have enough torque or voltage available, the motor could overheat or even damage the machine. However, there are many other factors to keep in mind before purchasing a new electric motor. So if you’re in the market for an electric motor, we strongly encourage you to continue reading so you know what to consider when choosing an electric motor.

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